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Quick Tips; Improving Sleep for Children with Autism- Fantastic Visual Schedule

Jun 25, 2013 -- 1:21 pm
From Autism Speaks: Using a Visual Schedule to Teach Bedtime Routines
A visual schedule is a set of pictures that shows what happens during the day. It can also be used to show what will happen during an activity. A visual schedule can help break down a task that has many steps. This helps someone learn and follow each step. Visual schedules show children when activities will happen during the day. This helps some children feel less anxious and be more flexible. Visual schedules can be used for many activities, not just for sleep. Some families may want to try a visual schedule during the day. Other families may want to start to use a visual schedule at bedtime. Families should work with their healthcare provider to pick what will work best for them. Click on the file below to download the article and visual supports

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